Yarra Plenty Regional Library services the outer municipalities of Nillumbik, Whittlesea and Banyule in the north of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
This blog informs our community about current events, resources, including websites that can assist an Australian family history researcher with their research. It is has been operating since 2006 and is managed by the Local and Family History Librarian.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Do you follow Genealogy blogs? With family history anecdotally being the second most searched topic on the internet and with the growth in the genealogy industry, many individuals and organisations are turning to blogging to tell their stories and promote their wares.
Earlier this year Yarra Plenty Genealogy was named as a top 50 blog in an article in Inside History
I use my Google Reader account to access my blogs all in one place.
Some of the genealogy blogs I read and recommend include
I also subscribe to feeds such as new newspaper titles added to Trove and new items posted to their Forums. These recommendations are just some of the blogs I read. If you would like to learn more about blogging see